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Covid: Ranchi admin rolls out spl vax drive for morning walkers

Ranchi: In order to boost vaccine coverage, Ranchi district administration from Monday rolled out a special camp at Morabadi ground to target morning walkers and others who frequent in large numbers every day. The special camp will be held for four hours daily at this place from 6 am. Deputy commissioner Chhavi Ranjan said that the camp is aimed to facilitate walk-ins and on-spot registration so that large number of people can benefit from it.

“The district administration has been constantly working out on ways to ramp up the vaccine coverage and this special camp is in addition to those efforts,” he said, appealing people to get fully vaccinated as per their due timelines to avert health complications due to covid-19.

Last week, state government announced slew of further restrictions in view of the upcoming festivities such as Dhanteras and Diwali. As per the relaxations, government has lifted time restriction for functioning of markets, allowed uninterrupted celebrations of the festivities.

Ranjan said that getting vaccinated assumes even more importance in view of the relaxations for larger good. “We are appealing everyone to get vaccinated and enjoy festivities without any concern. Since the government has recognized the importance of festivities, it is also the responsibility of the public to adhere to prescribed covid appropriate behavior. The basic principles of hygiene, use of mask among others must not be discontinued to prevent another wave of pandemic,” he stressed.